Boonville-Farmers Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/13/2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Receipts:  937    Last Week:  1152    Year Ago:   811
 
   Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers 2.00 to 5.00 lower.
Demand moderate. Supply light. Feeder offerings around 50 percent steers
And bulls and 50 percent heifers. Offerings over 600 lbs around 46 percent.
Cows around 7 percent. Slaughter cows mostly steady.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  300-400 lbs 210.00-220.00; 400-500 lbs
195.50-206.00; 500-600 lbs 171.50-196.25; 600-700 lbs 156.50-166.50; 700-800
Lbs 146.00-160.10. Medium And Large 1-2  350-400 lbs 191.00-202.00; 400-500 lbs
180.00-196.00; pkg thin fleshed 493 lbs 198.50; 500-600 lbs 169.00-180.00; 600-
650 lbs 158.50-166.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium And Large 1  pkg 278 lbs 207.00; 300-400 179.00-192.00
; 400-500 lbs 164.50-184.00; 500-600 lbs 151.50-170.00; 600-700 lbs 151.50-
159.25; 700-800 lbs 145.00-149.00; pkg 819 lbs 135.75. Medium And Large 1-2
350-400 lbs 171.50-179.00; 400-500 lbs 162.00-170.00; 500-600 lbs 153.00-160.50.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium And Large 1  300-400 lbs 197.00-212.00; 450-500 lbs
181.00-181.50; 600-650 lbs 154.00-157.00. Medium And Large 1-2  450-500 lbs
158.50-168.00; 550-600 lbs 154.00-156.00.

   Slaughter Cows:
         Percent Lean   Avg Dressing    High Dressing    Low Dressing
Breaking     70-80      76.00-79.50     -----------      ------------  
Boning       80-85      68.00-74.00     77.00-84.50      ------------
Lean         85-90      60.00-67.50     67.50-73.00      47.00-48.50     

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield Grade 1-2 
1110-2070 lbs           87.00-92.50       101.00-102.00    80.50-86.00

Source:  MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service
         Brian K. Fleischmann, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS132.txt

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